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hey guys oc from x2 3.2ghz to x4 3.8ghz running stable on prime and using speed fan to monitor temps, getting 57/58 on prime this should be ok shouldnt it??? i know temps are usual 3-10oc out from acrtual core temps???
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Well those temps are a little high, but since that is under prime then you should be ok.
Just monitor your temps, if they don't go past 55c under normal gaming loads, then you should be good to go.
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i thought the rule was 55 core temp not cpu temp??? andd the cpu temp is like between 3-10 degrees out as well so i should be fine i think jsut wanted confirmation on this
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i thought the rule was 55 core temp not cpu temp??? andd the cpu temp is like between 3-10 degrees out as well so i should be fine i think jsut wanted confirmation on this
The thuban chips are the ones with the 10c difference from actual temps. The x2 and x4 chips don't have that problem.

If you are monitoring your temps and they never go above 55c under gaming load, you are good to go.
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okok thanks for that +rep for you
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